Cape Town – The 21 teenagers who died at Enyobeni tavern last month in East London are set to be buried on Wednesday.
A mass funeral is expected to be held in Scenery Park Sports Field.
eNCA reported that families of the deceased were gathered at the local mortuary ahead of the funeral service, where they will be performing traditional rituals.
The teenagers – eight girls and 13 boys died at the tavern, in a residential area called Scenery Park.
Seventeen were found dead at the scene, while the rest died in hospital.
According to The Citizen, President Cyril Ramaphosa was scheduled to attend the mass funeral service.
He will be joined by the province’s Premier Oscar Mabuyane, the report said.